Ancient Greek linguistics and archaelogy are combined to throw light on a creature otherwise lost in the mists of time..
as delicious as a warm gingerbread cookie…
Sean McMullen. The Twilight Year. A historical tale with the merest whiff of the fantastical. England in the mid-sixth century is the setting, with the populace struggling under the few remaining vestiges of Roman rule, and under the blanket of volcanic cloud spewed from the eruption of Krakatoa. In such times perhaps a mighty hero… Continue reading The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, January 2008
Robert Reed. Less Than Nothing. Reed further develops the story of the boy Raven, one of the dwindling numbers of The People, who live mostly alongside but hidden from everyone else. Here the ghost of a neighbour who he killed in a previous story comes back to haunt him, and he has to seek help… Continue reading The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, January 2006